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How to get from Nuremberg Airport to the city center (from the center to the airport)

Nuremberg airport name Albrecht Dürer (Nürnberg, Flughafen "Albrecht Dürer") is an international airport in the city of Nuremberg and the Metropolitan region of the same name.

This airport is the second largest airport in Bavaria.

Nuremberg airport serves both domestic and international flights, including budget airlines (low cost airlines) Ryanair and Wizz Air. Consequently to get to Nuremberg, you can at very attractive prices. Tickets in Nuremberg...

The airport is located to the North of the city centre. Distance from Nuremberg airport to the historic centre of the city is around 5 kilometers.

How to get from Nuremberg airport to Nuremberg city centre (from Nuremberg airport)

Taxi/Shuttle Service

To get from Nuremberg airport to Nuremberg city centre is more convenient and faster than a taxi. Book a taxi/Shuttle service is possible in advance, even from home. At any time of the day, at the airport, you will meet your driver with a sign, which will be written your name and surname. To order a taxi is enough to inform your flight details!

Car rental

The most convenient way of independent movement in Germany is a car. You can rent a car in advance, even from home, the car will be waiting for you upon arrival. Vehicles for hire can view and book here...

Public transport


Nuremberg airport from the city centre connects the straight line U2.

The route and stop metro

The subway train runs on the route: Airport (Flughafen) - Röthenbach, that to the South-West of the city centre. Including rides and makes a stop at the Central railway station (Nürnberg Central Station / Hauptbahnhof Nürnberg), near the Opera house of Nuremberg (Nürnberg Opernhaus) and the station Plarrer (Plärrer), about southern and South-Western extremities of the historic centre of Nuremberg.

If your destination is Nuremberg's Old town (Altstadt, Altstadt), you can go out on any of the three stops, focusing on it, which station fits you the best.

If you need a bus, it is best to go to the railway station - Hauptbahnhof stop, then exit the station at the Central exit - right visible walls and towers of the old town, and you need to turn right and follow Bahnhofstrasse (Bahnhofstraße) is about 300 metres from the ZOB am Hbf. Bus does not particularly marked, will be located on the left side the Bahnhofstrasse (landmark - address Bahnhofstraße 11A).

The layout of the routes and stops of the subway to Nuremberg

The metro ride

The metro stop is underground, right near the exit of the airport building. To go down the stairs, the escalator or the Elevator.

Tickets can be purchased at vending machines of red color, located near the descent to the subway. Machines and descents in the subway on the platform near the building of the airport several.

The cost of a full adult ticket to Nuremberg city centre in the machine is 3.20 euros, children (6-15 years) - 1,60 Euro. Single ticket and is valid for 90 minutes.

Adult ticket for short distance (up to 2 stops) - 1,70 euros for children - 0,80 Euro. Ticket valid for 60 minutes.

In slots you can pay by cash or card. When paying by card along with the ticket will fall out a piece of paper-a receipt confirming the fact of payment.

You can save and buy tickets online on the website or the application (VGN Fahrplan & Tickets). When buying online, the cost of a full ticket to Nuremberg will be 2.75 Euro per adult and 1.37 for the child. Short distances when buying online, the ticket price will be: 1,45 Euro per adult and 0.72 euros per child. The process of buying tickets online is a couple of minutes, the airport has free Wi-Fi. The tickets immediately after purchase. The phone app is the QR code of the ticket.

!!! Tickets can still be purchased at sales points. All point of sales can be found at the website:

There are also tickets:

- TagesTicket Plus acting during the day for 1-6 people, of which a maximum of two can be 18 years or older. Children under 6 years are not counted because they are free of charge;

- TagesTicket Solo, valid for a single traveller on any transport of the city during the day;

- tickets for 4 trips, 10 travel, 7 days, 31 days, etc.

Photo of vending machines selling tickets near the building of the airport

Metro line U2 runs every 10 minutes from 04:42 am to 00:44 am, depending on day of week and holidays.

Photos of subway trains

At the Central railway station of Nuremberg metro station is located underground. Go in the main entrance, opposite the old town, go straight, come to an information Board, turn around 180 degrees (scoreboard is behind you, and you're facing the main entrance), go down the stairs or the escalator down, go right and end up right in front of the entrance to the subway and vending machines selling tickets.

On/railway station also has free Wi-Fi, it is possible to buy tickets online. At the station there is a Lidl supermarket, which, unlike other major supermarkets in the town centre, open also on Sundays and public holidays.

Photos of the Central entrance to the railway station of Nuremberg, behind old town


Daily bus service between the airport and the centre of Nuremberg is not.

Night bus lines N12 (railway station - Nuremberg Airport), which runs every night from Friday to Saturday, Saturday to Sunday and in addition to all public holidays.

- train station of Nuremberg - Airport. The first bus is at 01:00, the last at 04:00 hours;

- airport/train station Nuremberg. The first bus is at 01:28 hours, the last at 04:28 hours.

Traffic interval - every hour. The journey time is 26 minutes.

The fare is the same as the metro. The ticket can also be purchased at vending machines, online and from the driver.

Bus line 33 runs along the route Airport nürnberg - fürth train station (Fürth)

The journey time is 33 minutes. The fare is the same as the metro. The ticket can also be purchased at vending machines, online and from the driver.

Bus line 30 runs along the route Nuremberg North-East station (Nürnberg Nordostbahnhof) - Erlangen (Erlangen), through the airport of Nuremberg.

The journey time is 44 minutes. To 19:00 walking to the bus stop Erlangen Arcaden. From 19:00 to 24:00 added two more stops: Hauptbahnhof and Erlangen Hugenottenplatz.

The fare:

- online adult - 3.69€, child: € 1.83;

- in machines, at points of sale and from the driver: adult - 3,70 euros for children - 1,90 Euro.

A bus stop is located near the airport building, just behind the hills in the metro. Near the stop is an information Board with timetable and bus stop.

Attention! The cost of tickets, the terms of the acquisition, the schedule of transport and other terms and conditions are subject to change. Please specify the information immediately before the trip on the official website.

From Nuremberg in Germany, France, Italy, Austria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and some other European countries can be reached by bus. View all destinations of the buses and buy your ticket here...

Where to stay near Nuremberg airport

The 4-star Mövenpick Hotel Nürnberg Airport offers Soundproofed rooms, Spa and Parking. The hotel is directly opposite Nuremberg airport.

The hotel Alpha guest house with free Wi-Fi, Soundproofed rooms with TV and free calls to landlines in Germany.

Apartments Cosmelux Nürnberg features a garden, free Wi-Fi, - hour reception and delivery of food and drinks in the room. It offers a patio and a sun terrace.

All accommodation in Nuremberg can view and book here

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